Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his deepest condolences over the deaths of not less than 16 individuals as a result of lightning strikes in a number of districts of Rajasthan.
“Many people have lost their lives due to lightning in some areas of Rajasthan. Deeply saddened by the demise of people. I express my deepest condolences to the families of the dead: PM @narendramodi,” Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) mentioned in a tweet.
Earlier on Sunday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot introduced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh every to the households of those that misplaced their lives as a result of lightning strikes within the state.
He has additionally ordered compensation for the injured.
The chief minister earlier expressed deepest condolences to the households of those that misplaced their lives as a result of lightning within the Kota, Dholpur, Jhalawar, Jaipur, and Baran districts.
Meanwhile, Jaipur Police Commissioner, Anand Srivastava mentioned knowledgeable that 29 individuals have been rescued from the Amer Fort space after lightning struck them.
“With the help of locals, we rescued around 29 people from the Amer Fort area after lightning struck them. They were taken to the hospital. Of these, 16 people have died,” he added.
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